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from texas. perhaps the same-sex marriage case from california and others you are focused on that i'm not. any thoughts on what next term is looking like? >> the case we know is the affirmative action case out of texas. it might bring us full circle. we have a court with five members who are very skeptical of race conscious government practice. while that case has various vehicle problems and comes from a place with a very id owe sin cattic admissions process, that case fisher against texas is a big deal. i would think they will take the case. the federal court struck down a statute. they love to give him the opportunity to get back. i think for same-sex marriage cases, if they had to choose, the case only asks whether they have to track benefits in states where people are already lawfully married. it's not shoving marriage down the throats of anybody but making the federal law congruent to state law in an area where they traditionally governed. it's a simpler question than the prop 8 one. >> i sure agree with that. on the affirmative action thing, the thing to watch is whether it's
monsters to destroy the souls of children. >>> sherman helmsly has died at age 74. police in texas say he was found at his home, there's no word yet on the cause of death. >>> actor chad everett, the star of the '70s tv series, "medical center" has died of lung cancer as age 75. >>> and archaeologists say they may have found the remains of the woman commonly thought to be the model of the "mona lisa" experts may be able to reconstruct the face and compare it to the picture. >>> here's your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. the "washington post" reports environmental groups are launching a campaign against republican lawmakers, they're calling the flat earth five. because they question greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and other sources are transforming the earth's climate. >>> the "huffington post" reports that the republicans in the house mistakenly confused the words employment and unemployment. that led house democrat nancy pelosi to joke, looks like they should stop harping about red tape and start looking for the white-out. >>> "mother jones" reports c
off the floor. the house will be in order. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move hat house -- that the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 3796, thed a dam walsh re-altogether ization act of 2012 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 3796, a bill to re-authorize certain programs established by the adam walsh child protection and safety act of 2006. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from texas, mr. smith, and the gentleman from new york, mr. nadler, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on h.r. 3796 as amended, currently under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: so be ordered. the house will be in order. will the members please take your conversations off the floor for the debate of these suspensions. the gentleman from texas
lady from texas. ms. sheila jackson lee. >> thank you. i thank you to the chair and the ranking member. welcome, director morton. thank you for your service and as well let me offer my concern for the officers who were involved in an incident of violence, to their families, and those who were impacted and to their families and your organization. we must always look to thanking those who are on the front lines for us, and i want to make sure i do so. i believe the work you've been doing is very important, but i never come to an immigration hearing, whether it is judiciary that i serve for however long and here in homeland security, and i call both assignments a privilege. what this country needs is real comprehensive immigration reform so that we're not confusing and juxtaposing benefits and the right opportunity for those who want to immigrate to this country and enforcement -- particularly enforcement against those who would want to do us harm. secure communities certainly has its failures and its value. i think it's important that we try to determine what lessons we have learned and
beneficiarse estÁn virtualmente en todo el paÍs. la mayorÍa en california, texas florida, new york e ellos y nr illinois. quÉ pruebas muestran para el requisito. critica la decisiÓn de la casa blanca, como una amnistÍa, que generara un mar de fraudes. en una carta, dijo que los inmigrantes indocumentados, estarÍan tentados a comprar documentos, falsos para demostrar que llegaron a los estados unidos, antes de los 16. y muchos negociantes van a estar dispuestos a cumplir con la demanda. >>> ademÁs, que se presenten en persona para solicitar la acciÓn diferida, el congresista smith, insiste en que la documentaciÓn que presenten debe ser ex tensa. >>> hablamos de jÓvenes indocumentados que tengan 16017 aÑos. no tendrÁn acceso a documentos de impuestos o cuencas bancarias, hay que tener flexibilidad. >>> el 15 de agosto es la fecha que el gobierno tiene programado para comenzar a recibir la solicitud de los jÓvenes que por aÑos han soÑado con una acciÓn clque les permite vivir n temor. >>> en washington, telemundo >>> y para mÁs informaciÓn, sobre el programa de protecciÓn temporal
to the democratic line. john is from texas. john, go ahead. caller: i think these votes are a waste of time. these republicans have done a pretty good job of bringing every negative aspect of this bill to the public. as far as the farm bill and the food stamp program, it will never get past the senate and will never be signed into law by the presence of the united states. you are wasting your time on this nonsense until after the election. they will not be in town for the rest of the year anyway. host: windchills do you think they should be working on him -- which bills do think they should be working on? caller: i think we should get out of afghanistan. host: this was from cbs news yesterday. a tally fund that a republican repeal effort has taken up his 80 hours or two fuld weeks since 2010. -- taken up 80 out worse horn at two fuld weeks -- hours or two full weeks on the floor of the house. we have another caller. caller: the votes are not a waste of time. it highlights the disparities between the 8 parties on health care. what we democrats -- the guilty parties on health care. what the d
front, texas instruments slid in late trade after a disappointing report. keep an eye on apple today. it delivers earnings after the bell. cisco is cutting back with plans to lay off 1,300 employees or 2% of its work force. peets coffee & tea shot up after striking a deal to be acquired by a german company for $1 billion. >>> toys made by jim henson's company will not be popping up in kids' meals at chick-fil-a. the company severed ties with the fast food chain after its ceo's recent remarks against same-sex marriage, saying the company preferred the, quote, biblical definition of family unit. >>> and it's that time of year again. what not to wear in the summer. the usual offenders, strapless tops and flip-flops topped this year's survey of this year's work no-nos, and 65% say leave your hoodies at home as well. >>> well, coming up, the nats take it to extras, the phils rally late, and hockey's rangers deal for an all-star. >>> plus, a surprise trade puts a japanese icon in pinstripes. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> while many of us will dodge thunderstor
sur de texas, trabajan para mantener al margen a quienes operan con narcotráfico en la frontera, tenemos la información >>> en el valle del sur de texas, hay decomisos todos los días, tuvimos la oportunidad de acompañar a un oficial del condado stark en un operativo especial, en esta ocasión una camioneta sospechosa fue señalada por uno de los oficiales y fue cuando inició la persecución. >>> va por el lado contrario. >>> el hombre tiró varios paquetes, hasta terminar en un área rodeada por maleza, y fueron tras de él, el departamento de seguridad pública insistió en arrestar al sospechoso, y es solo un ejemplo de lo que enfrenta la policía del condado, para combatir el narcotráfico. >>> tiene que bajar tenemos que hablar contigo, no tiene nada de armas. >>> es donde normalmente cargan cargamentos de droga, ilegales. >>> en el área que patrullaban las autoridades, detuvieron a personas que realizaban actividades ilícitas, un poco después de las 10 de la noche, en un vehículo las autoridades encontraron miles de dólares en efectivo, los dos fueron arrestados,
in an instant. lightning killing two men in texas. downpours turn into roads and rivers. scorching heat returning today. >>> held hostage, an american church pastor taken by kidnappers in egypt. desperately in need of his medication. >>> three-day delay. irate passengers revolting after their china to new york flight is canceled again and again and again. >>> sound of silence. a pair made in rock 'n' roll heaven. paul mccartney, bruce springsteen, a perfect concert until someone pulled the plug. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm john muller. >> i'm sunny hoss tin. >> dangerous heat back for millions of americans. >> it's only part of severe weather. killing two men in texas who ran for cover during a soccer match. >> the swift thunderstorm surprised the players. they took refuge under a tree which was a fatal mistake. >> i souheard what sounded like bomb go off. i saw lightning hit the tree and burst to the ground. >> reporter: it struck three people. one man died instantly, another man died at the hospital and one died instantly. racing water stunned drivers in washington state and made
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towards the carolinas. and making a sweep toward texas. and another front is trying to push in from the southwest. that would likely bring us the chance of showers tomorrow, late tomorrow night, and through the weekend. take a look at our temperatures however. 85 degrees right now. 77 out toward oakland. the dew point is pretty low at 57. so that 85 right now, feels more like, well, 84 degrees. just one degree lower than the actual temperature. then you see, the temperatures are now starting to change going into this 4:00 hour. we expect to see the temperatures climb here over the next few days the and we could be back in the three- digit range coming next week. we'll talk about it coming up in your complete first warning forecast. >>> check in on our roads. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, kristy. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. traffic not so nice out there. travel on the north side inner loop. heavy traffic from dulaney valley road to loch raven boulevard. also significant delays from 95 to security boulevard. traffic moving at only about 30 miles per hour. also some
to the distinguished chairman of the trade subcommittee, the gentleman from texas, mr. brady. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. brady: thank you, mr. chairman. in the border state we have a lot of people here who are mott legal. as a result, we struggle to provide health care across our state. obamacare will make it worse, will make it harder to help familiar lows. this chart lays out the new health care law, affects every one of you in america. this is the result of that 2,800-page bill. what the supreme court left in place was 159 new federal agencies and bureaucracies in between you and your doctor. what they left in place was 21 new tax increases, a dozen of which hit middle-class families like yourself right in the pocketbook. what it left in place is half a trillion dollars of cuts to our local hospitals, our home health care agencies, our nursing homes, even hospice care, when people are dying, they left in place those cuts. and today, you'll hear when i finish, the ranking member will tell you all the sugar and spice about obamacare in texas. what he wo
the justice department will challenge texas' proposed law that would require voters to show identification. last hour on "starting point" we heard from one texas lawmaker who scoffs at claims that minorities are being unfairly targeted. >> what we really want are people eligible to vote. we want them to get to the polls and register to vote. we don't want those who are dead. we want actual real ballots from real people and this law does that. >> joe johns joins us now. what's the core issue before the court today? >> reporter: this is a texas case and the question in court is about ensuring the integrity of the ballot versus making sure voting rights of minorities are protected. it will be determined by your party affiliation. republicans arguing for a long time now that voter fraud is a big problem. we've heard that argument and so something numerous states have enacted laws that require voters to present photo identification though some have been challenged. democrats say a lot of democratic voters especially segments of the african-american and hispanic populations tend to lack the kind
to in my hometown and lives in texas now but parts of the new hospital is named after. somebody who delivered me and was there when my mom was delivered as well. dr. pierce was my doctor's name. but with the health care bill, the rest of america gets dr. washington. dr. washington is going to make health care decisions for the american people. if you are sick and need help, you better have the approval of dr. washington first, because dr. washington has a board of bureaucrats that will decide for you what kind of treatment you may or may not receive. dr. washington is going to ensure you have a $1,200 increase in health care premiums if you are the average american family. that's what happened after the first year of the president's health care takeover. you will have a 1% increase in your premium for individuals and families who can buy coverage on their own as if the law hadn't been enacted at all. a 13% increase if the law hadn't been enacted at all. going back to colorado talking to business owners, they talk about what their costs will be. families talk about the insurance that
in texas that is all about bikinis "the ridiculist" is next. ♪ you want to save money on car insurance? no problem. you want to save money on rv insurance? no problem. you want to save money on motorcycle insurance? no problem. you want to find a place to park all these things? fuggedaboud it. this is new york. hey little guy, wake up! aw, come off it mate! geico. saving people money on more than just car insurance. >>> time for the "ridiculist." there's a sports bar franchise in texas called bikinis. i would imagine it's some kind of memorial on the government's nuclear test. no? it's an imaginative alternate universe where women in bikinis serve bacon, cheese burgers and beer. they have fried oreos on the menu. mmm, oreos. you wou you would think the guy who owns it would be sitting on top of the world. but the eno'er of bikinis is not content to rest on those laur laurels. he had new trails to blaze. so he bought a town in texas and renamed it bikinis. it's not actually a town, per say. the area is a couple of acres, an old building and an abandoned bus the guy says he wants to turn
custody of a monkey. this is for real. in bianna golodryga's home state of texas. the primate in question made a court appearance. john muller is on the case. >> reporter: strange noises and an air on monkey business fill a texas courtroom. a custody battle with a texas-sized twist. the kind of courtroom surprise reserved for a hollywood farce. the battle for custody is over a monkey. a 6-year-old monkey named kiko. donning a polka dot dress, the monkey in the middle of a custody battle between debbie burg and a mississippi woman who didn't appear in court but claims the funky monkey was originally hers before she was repossessed. with a monkey on her back, debbie can't imagine losing kiko. >> devastating. it would be hard on kiko, too. imagine taking a 6-year-old child and putting it into a home it doesn't know. >> reporter: berg said she bought kiko as a companion for her other monkey, daisy, a year before the mississippi woman's monkey was even born. with both in court, it was a cage full of monkeys. the texas judge and lawyer taking the monkeying around in stride. >> i wouldn't want t
with texas congressmen michael burgess on today's washington journal. this is about 35 minutes. >> congressmen and dr. michael burgess of taxes, joining us now, day after the house voted for the 303rd time to repeal all or part of the affordable care act. congressman, do you expect a different result this time to mackey said yourself that the senate is probably not point to take this up. >> still, it is important to get out there with the information. people once the supreme court decision two weeks ago. they may not have a particular mindset, but realistically we all essentially no the affordable care act is so flawed from start to finish. this thing was basically the rough draft of the senate that accidentally got signed into law in 2010. so drafting errors, as we learn from the supreme court, new taxes. clearly people need to be thinking about this. the supreme court ruled. you'll hear from the court of public opinion in november, and it is important for us to keep talking about this. >> i want to read you a headline from politico, this story out just yesterday evening. even
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minority member of the committee on oversight and government reform. the gentleman from texas, mr. smith, the gentleman from michigan, mr. conyers, the gentleman from california, mr. issa, and the gentleman from virginia, mr. connolly, each will control 30 minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. issa. mr. issa: thank you, madam chair. i yield myself two minutes. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. issa: thank you. job creation is rightfully the top of americans' agenda. americans know that as long as the unemployment rate stays high , wages are stagnant and more than 12.7 million americans seek jobs they cannot find. more than 42% or nearly six million of those americans have been unemployed for more than six months. madam chair, the verdict is in, the president's stimulus plan has failed, while costing over $1 trillion and still counting, those jobs that were created were short and they too are disappearing. ultimately small business will create the engine going forward. today's bill in fact is designed specifically to give confidence
in this week's "flag facts." >> i'll tell you about some texas teens who share an extraordinary gift. >> coming up, i'll show you how to go from the fleece of a sheep to the wool of a scarf. >> that and lots more, right now on "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. here's our top story for this week. >> it's no secret that american teens need to get healthier. but that can be a challenge, especially because a lot of us like eating in places where food is fast and cheap. nicole tells us why some fast food can be a fast route to health problems later in life. >> i like cheeseburgers and fries. >> i'd have to say french fries. >> if i could find a really good hamburger... >> my favorite fast food would be onion rings because they're just really delicious. >> it tastes great, and it's pretty affordable. so what's the problem? >> well, there is a problem, but only if we're eating too often in fast-food restaurants, or we're making choices that aren't as healthy for us in a fast-food restaurant. yes, notoriously, fast food can be high in fat, calories, sodium
governor romney will be in texas for the meeting of the 103rd annual nwacp national convention. while the president focuses on the tax fight today his campaign team hits governor romney on the issue of investing in companies that outsourced jobs, meaning sent them overseas. today, however, the republican national committee is hitting back calling out president obama on what they say is the president's own stained record when it comes to outsourcing. the rnc launching a new website accusing president obama of using money from the 2009 stimulus package to fund foreign projects, including building solar panels in mexico, windmills in denmark and batteries in south korea. the obama team vehemently denies those allegations saying the administration has always fought to end tax breaks for companies that shipped jobs overseas. in chicago new questions today about the political leadership of that city's mayor, the man who was the former white house chief of staff. rob emanuel. murders and gang activity are up drastically in recent months. one of the the most recent victims a seven-year-old gi
six in the eighth and down the brewers. texas was an out and an inch away from getting out in the ninth. alex aviles with a bloop single. in coming the go-ahead rub. boston wins it, 2-1. >>> it's one of the most exciting plays on baseball. runners on third and the indians pull off the squeeze. aaron cunningham pulls off the bunt. that's the difference. indians cage the tigers, 3-2. >>> to chicago where the twins' josh williams hit not one but two home runs against the white sox. unfortunately he was the only minnesota play their did anything. sox win big, 11-4. >>> to london where team usa played their final exhibition game before the olympics. got off to another slow start against spain. carmelo anthony sparks it. finishing with 27 points. the americans pull away in the third quarter off the turnover. lebron james flies in for the dunk. the dream team wins, 100-78. their first game of the olympics is sunday versus france. he's what they'll be playing for. the medals of the 2012 olympic games were unveiled yesterday. there will be 212 awarded each with the emblem of the lon
the resolution to create the public school system and match it in texas, an african-american from harrison county proposed the legislation in texas to create the public school system. so indeed, robert smalls, again, he is more intimately involved in creating the public school system down in buford county. >> and i want to add one point to dr. dulaney's commentary and that is, there were no wide-spread public schools in south carolina. you do have a few instances where planters or other individuals set up schools for their families. and in some cases, a few cases, african-americans were allowed to attend. but again there weren't any widespread public schools. >> right. in fact, there are public schools in charleston before the war but they were called pauper schools because the feeling was if you had money, you would send your children to private schools. you would not send them to these marginalized public schools. charleston has a number that is above the average and there is a legacy that carries over in charleston today. >> on your question about images there are at least three civil war imag
in texas says he was found in his home. there's no word yet on his cause of death. >>> actor chad everett, the star of the '70s tv series "medical center" has died in los angeles at the age of 75 of lung cancer. >>> and italian archaeologists say they may have found the remains of the woman commonly thought to be the model for the mona lisa, the masterpiece by leonardo da vinci. experts may be able to reconstruct the face to compare it with the one leonardo painted about 500 years ago. >>> and now here is an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dough opens at 12,716 after stumbling 104 points yesterday. the s&p dropped 12. the nasdaq sank 27. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei shot down 122 points, while in hong kong the hang seng lost 25. >>> well, bad news from apple after the bell was a fitting end to a dreary tuesday. apple tumbled in late trade after reporting a rare earnings and revenue slip, some of which was tied to pending sales of the new iphone 5 but could still weigh down tech stocks today. >>> weak manufacturing data an
, primarily in texas and louisiana. and the monument behind me is a monument to the soldiers of the 62nd and 65th united states colored infantry. in fact, in january of 1866, the war was over, the soldiers of the 62nd were about to be mustered out at fort mcintosh, texas, and began talking around a campfire, how can we pass this legacy of learning onto the freed men back in missouri? and they began to talk about raising money. they pledged money. they gave money. and it was an extraordinary sacrifice. some of these soldiers, privates in the united states colored infantry, were earning as little as a $113 a year. some of them gave $100, almost a year's wages, to start this institute. they gave their money and their pledges to a second lieutenant, named richard baxter foster, who was a congregationalist minister educated at dartmouth. i don't know he'd ever been in missouri. in the summer of 1866 when it began to appear that lincoln institute might be established in jefferson city, a local newspaper ran an editorial opposing that move and expressed the fear that if jefferson city became th
custody of a monkey. in texas. the primate in question made a court appearance. john muller is on the case. >> reporter: strange noises and an air on monkey business fill a courtroom. a custody battle with a texas-sized twist. the kind of courtroom surprise reserved for a hollywood farce. it's over kiko. donning a polka dot dress, the monkey in the middle of a custody battle between debbie burg and a mississippi woman who wasn't in court who claims the monkey was hers before it was repossessed. zw devastating. it would be hard on kiko, too. imagine taking a 6-year-old child and putting it into a home it doesn't know. >> reporter: burg said she bought kiko as a kon companion for her other monkey. with both in court, it was a cage full of monkeys. the texas judge and lawyer taking the monkeying around in stride. >> i wouldn't want to turn them loose this the courtroom. but it was kind of a delight to have them here. >> it's a good break from the normal lawsuits. >> reporter: as she strolled out of court, kiko seems pleased with the justice. the judge dwranted a stay so that the amongky can s
in particular hard-hit with hail and floods. the weather proved fatal for two men from texas. here's more. >> reporter: the swift thunderstorms surprised the players and onlookers. they took refuge under a tree. that proved to be a fatal mistake. >> i heard what sounded like a bomb go off and i looked to my left. and i could see the lightning strike hit the top of the tree, go all the way down into this person on the ground. >> reporter: the lightning bold struck three people. >> one of them, he was breathing, then two of them stopped breathing. one they got to. they got him alive. >> reporter: one man died instantly, another died at the hospital, and a third person is in stable condition. sudden thunderstorms also wreaked havoc in other parts of the country. racing waters stunned drivers in washington state and brought traffic to a crawl. in arizona, a street vanished under the rushing water, and with mud rushing down the street, drivers got caught in the middle of it. and there's more severe weather on the horizon. a new heat wave is hitting the country, making already-severe drought co
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merrow reports on a texas school district's approach to its high school drop-out crisis: luring students back with college courses. >> what we're looking at doing is doing education in a different way, where the colleges come together with us and start working with these young people while they're still in high school. >> suarez: judy woodruff looks back at the major decisions in this high-impact supreme court term with historian michael beschloss and marcia coyle of the "national law journal." >> ifill: and on this most american of holidays, we turn to the men who signed the declaration of independence and what happened to them after they did. >> they were placed under house arrest. they had-- they were allowed to write letters home. they were visited by physicians. no one was ever tortured. that's something i have seen over the years and it is wrong. every time i see it, i shudder. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing
: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: mr. chairman, i yield one minute to the gentleman from nevada, mr. amodei, who is a member of the judiciary committee. the chair: the gentleman from nevada for one minute. mr. amodei: thank you, mr. chairman. thank you, mr. chairman, for the time. i find it interesting that we're sitting here having a discussion about regulations in this context. i believe that it is the regulations that are the byproduct of this process that we engage here. it's called legislation. the regulatory process is not the fourth branch of government, that has no accountability to anyone and basically can do whatever the heck it darn well pleases. the agencies that we are talking about here today, none of which exist in the constitution, were created by this congress which means if we created you, we can darn well talk about the regulations that you provided. when i hear words like ideology, cynicism, really bad policy, what is the danger in predictability, for instance, in the timing of the regulatory process? there is nothing i
with the governor of texas rick perry if you are anything like me and you participated in our caucuses, you were gratified to help him win a dramatic ups that and sweep those caucuses. if you're anything like me, yet also been gratified to see him strongly fall in behind the imperative to replace barack obama with a conservative minded republicans such as mitt romney. we are very pleased that he has set up the special video message to the summit since he and karen had hoped to visit in person but they are on a well aren't family vacation. let's hear from senator rick santorum by video. >> i am sorry i cannot be with you. i certainly enjoyed my time there last year. i greatly appreciate the warm welcome. i want to thank all the folks for the wonderful surprise that we ended up winning. i do not know of any that was more of a shock. i would like to say thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to have our boys to be heard -- voice to be heard. that is one of the reasons we decided to start patriot voices, a website and an organization, to make sure your voice continues to be heard not just t
antonio, texas. police are still searching for answers in the mysterious death of a woman in north balti. baltimore.the victim's decomposed body was discovered on 29th street on saturday, at the wyman house. residents say they told management about a foul smell coming from one of the apartments, as early as july 16th.the woman, who neighbors call "christie", and say is in her 30's ... was found in a man's apartment. maxine: 18.30 "i couldn't sleep lastnight, cause that was on my mind. mmm hmm."al mcclendon: 14.50 "she had just moved in about six months ago, but i don't really know nothing about her." her."et thomas ferguson: 4.49 "she was always upbeat and friendly. she was never a troublemaker that i could tell." tell."police have a person of interest, but no charges have been filed. 3 penn state university will learn the fate of its football program this morning.... a day after school officials decided the fate of the famous statue of joe paterno. paterno. joel d. smith is live in fell's point with reaction to the statue coming down, and what's to come for the school, and it's ma
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